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Platteview Campus Life Area Director

Where

Omaha, NE

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

June 15, 2022

Classification

Exempt

Category

Ministry

Location / Chapter

Greater Omaha Area

Ministry Site

Platteview High School

Ministry Model

Campus Life HS

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Position Summary

Reporting Relationship/Accountability: Reports Directly to Ministry Director.



Essential Functions

Ministry Health

  • Direct and guide the ministry team in your area through the 5 Essentials and National Ministry best practices
  • Manage current ministry staff team through individual supervision and regular area staff meetings
  • Develop current ministry sites health and growth
  • Regularly evaluate ministry effectiveness while helping sites and site leaders grow
  • Volunteer oversight for your area; work with site directors to develop a recruiting, training and retention plan for volunteers and volunteer teams.
  • Potentially work with other area directors and oversight of volunteer intake process
  • Build deep community relationships in and around current ministry sites.
  • Provide ministry resources for trips and events while spearheading events or assist during these events
  • Consistently involved in local ministry with lost teens
  • Some administrative functions involved (reporting, scheduling, etc.)

Ministry Growth

  • Work with the Executive Director or Ministry Director in developing vision for ministry expansion in your area
  • Assist in laying the foundation for effective ministry in that particular new ministry site
  • Assist in the hiring process of staff for each ministry site
  • Support and train new ministry staff in community development and ministry in their first year
  • Build a strategic community collaboration plan for new sites

Position Requirements

Leadership Development

  • Build a culture of people development within the chapter
  • Invest in direct reports’ growth and development
  • Aid new ministry staff in their journey through the initial YFC Credentialing process
  • Participate in the wider movement for your continued personal growth (regionally & nationally)
  • Oversight of any internship programs for investment in raising up young leaders Donor Development
  • Be involved in all team-oriented fundraising efforts
  • Win, keep and lift donors
  • Walk with the Executive Director or Ministry Director in the process of pursuing significant donors
  • Develop local support to assist with current and new ministry sites
  • Assist site directors in developing local Community Support Teams when appropriate

Spiritual Responsibilities

Because the overriding religious purpose and mission of Youth for Christ USA is to communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and their families, and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that you as an employee in the movement of Youth for Christ be recognized as an associate minister of the Gospel. As an employee of Youth for Christ and an associate minister of the Gospel, YFC expects all employees to:

  • Seek God’s guidance and wisdom, through prayer and meditation, for the organization as a whole as well as for specific ministry initiatives.
  • Participate and lead regular times of prayer, devotion and worship as a regular aspect of your role within YFC.
  • Teach and preach from the Holy Bible at YFC staff meetings, conferences, camps and events.
  • Model empathy, humility and care for all people. This includes promoting equity and inclusion in word and in the practice of faith expression.

YFC employees will have an opportunity to be commissioned or licensed as a minister of the Gospel through the established Youth for Christ process, and/or ordained by an outside body recognized by Youth for Christ USA.

EOE Statement

YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.

We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.

We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.